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Being Cheap Is The New Cool; Are You Targeting The Immense Price-Sensible Market?

David Glickman | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
David Glickman

When we talk about consumers and their propensity to spend, we have a tendency to label those who prioritize price in their decisions as "Price-Sensitive." While this is largely budget-driven, there is a growing and significant swath of customers that demonstrate this behavior with a very different motivation -- which means they deserve a different label. I would argue that these differently motivated people are not "Price-Sensitive," but rather "Price-Sensible."

A Fashion Cycle in Flux

Sharifa Murdock | Posted 03.15.2016 | Style
Sharifa Murdock

As we say goodbye to fashion month, it's safe to say this has been a monumental season for the industry. We saw Kanye West take over Madison Square Ga...

The Next Wave of Retail

Diana Mao | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Diana Mao

The Global economy experienced sluggish growth in 2015 with large retailers like Fossil, Michael Kors, and Macy's experiencing dips in their revenue e...

Kenyan Retail in the Footsteps of Obama and Satya

Jon Bird | Posted 08.07.2016 | Business
Jon Bird

The lyrics to the 1967 Buffalo Springfield protest anthem popped into my head as I toured Nairobi in late July. There's definitely something happening here. The week before my visit, Barack Obama had been in town and the buzz was still palpable.

The Multi-billion Dollar Industry That's Good for the Planet

Kate Black | Posted 05.14.2014 | Style
Kate Black

At a time when consumers are feeling the pinch to spend less, vintage and thrifting offer an opposing (and ethical) choice to cut-rate or fast fashion.

Closet to Cash for a Cause: 3 Ways to Be a Socially Conscious Fashion Junkie

Nayri Leanna Gregor | Posted 02.09.2014 | Style
Nayri Leanna Gregor

Thanks to a few brave and benevolent retailers that have kick-started the new trend of clothing recycling, you can now redeem your tired and tattered threads for money and perks, and even save Mother Nature while you're at it.

Here's How Social Media Is Changing Retail

Beverly Macy | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Beverly Macy

Today's digital consumer is expecting their favorite retailers and brands to know how to operate in the social and mobile environment. They're not just looking for the best shopper experience possible -- they are demanding it.

Where Are You Buying Your Groceries?

Phil Lempert | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

Where do you shop and why?